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NBC
Nov 20, 2012 7:00am PST
headed to israel in an attempt to push the cease-fire talks along. we'll get a live report on all of it in just a moment. >>> also ahead, more on the severe weather front that is pummeling the pacific northwest. it turned deadly overnight. we're going to have more on that story as well. >> then she's been called a real-life sleeping beauty but this is no fairy tale. it's a serious condition. a 17-year-old girl who suffers from a rare disorder. it causes her to sleep, sometimes for months on end. we'll talk to her and her doctor about that. >> and we have a very excited crowd out on the plaza. kesha is here for a live performance, part of an unbelievable thanksgiving week of concerts outside. and we'll get to that in our 8:30 half hour. >>> but we begin on this tuesday morning with the violence in the middle east and the breaking news overnight that secretary of state hillary clinton is now headed to that region. we have two reports from richard engle le i engel in gaza and chuck todd traveling with the president in cambodia. chuck, we'll start with you. >> good morning. this origi
NBC
Nov 20, 2012 4:00am PST
the direct contact with hamas. neither united states or israel has that. the decision to send secretary clinton, i'm told by white house aide, is neither an acknowledgment that things are close, nor do they feel as if things are stuck. they're hoping her presence, first in israel and then in the west bank meeting with the palestinian authority, then in cairo could nudge along the process to see if they could get to a point of some sort of negotiated ceasefire. as far as the united states is concerned, the spokesperson says what that begins with is hamas stopping the rocket fire into israel and a longer negotiated settlement they hope can be agreed upon. >> chuck todd in cambodia. thank you. as he just mentioned, secretary of state hillary clinton is heading directly from cambodia to israel to try to work out that diplomatic situation to the violent escalations of tensions in gaza. nbc's martin fletcher is live in tel aviv for the latest situation there. good morning to you, martin. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. the leaders here, israeli and palestinian certainly need all th
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2012 6:00am EST
concern both at the intolerable situation for the residents of southern israel and the grave loss of life and humanitarian in gaza including the particular impact on children. on the 14th of november, the israeli defense forces began air strikes in response to a sharp increase in rocket fire. hamas and other militant groups responded with other rocket fire. as of today, three israeli citizens have been killed and at least 109 palestinians including 33 women and 26 children -- 11 women and 26 children also killed. we have made clear that hamas have the principal responsibility for the start of the current crisis but also that all sides have responsibilities. we quickly called on israel to seek every opportunity to de escalate their military response and to observe international humanitarian law and avoid civilian casualties. yesterday e.u. foreign ministers condemned the rocket attacks on israel and called for an urgent cessation of hostilities. we have also warned that a ground invasion of gaza could length b the conflict, and erode international support for israel's position. we wish to
NBC
Nov 20, 2012 4:30am PST
investigation. >>> 4:34. happening now, air strikes pummeled gaza overnight and rockets hit southern israel as secretary of state hillary clinton heads to that region today. we've got a live look at the gaza strip this morning. israel targeted 100 sites overnight, including terror tunnels and ammunition storage facilities. at least five palestinians were killed, ten wounded so far in those attacks. in response, gaza militants fired 60 rockets towards southern israel. in the meantime an israeli man with a knife and an ax attacked a security guard today at the u.s. embassy in tel aviv. the guard was slightly wounded in the leg but was able to file a warning shot in the air and catch the suspect. the suspect's motives are still unclear. >>> secretary of state clinton is heading to the middle east in a big show of diplomacy with a goal of trying to get israel and hamas to stop fighting. tracie potts has more details on what the obama administration right now is hoping this trip will accomplish. >> reporter: more explosions in gaza this morning as tensions between israel and hamas show no sign o
NBC
Nov 20, 2012 6:00am PST
we have breaking news out of israel where a man armed with a knife and an ax attacks a security guard at the u.s. embassy in tel aviv this morning. the guard was slightly hurt in the leg but was able to fire a warning shot into the air and they were able to catch that suspect. police say the attacker is an israeli citizen in his 40s. the man's motive at this hour unclear, but investigators say the incident may not have anything to do with israel's conflict with hamas militants. now, security there has been increased at that embassy following this strange and sudden attack. >>> the stabbing comes as violence continues to develop in the middle east. this morning more than 100 palestinians are dead as israel continues its air strikes in gaza. half of the palestinians killed are civilians. israel has attacked more than 1300 targets since the attacks began november 14th. but palestinian militants are firing back. this morning at least one rocket fired from gaza landed in a town in southern israel causing damage to cars and a bus. israel is still sending thousands of troops to the bor
NBC
Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
there, try and stop the rocket launches between israel and hamas. marla tellez is in the newsroom with the very latest from that region. good morning, marla. >> reporter: jon, good morning. it's being called an emergency mission. overnight the white house announcing secretary of state hillary clinton is off to israel as the rocket fire shows no sign of letting up between the israelis and hamas. six days into this deadly operation and the new numbers show about 115 palestinians have been killed. almost half of those civilians and nearly 850 people have been hurt. with more than 1,000 rockets fired from each side, israel's prime minister, benjamin netanyahu saying today a broader military option is a very real option. -- operation, rather. tanks and ground troops still occupy the gaza border ready to go in at a moment's notice. negotiations are under way with egypt as mediator and now secretary clinton there to share her expertise. >> we are encouraged by the cooperation and the consultation we've had with the egyptian leadership. we want to see that, again, support a process that c
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2012 1:00am EST
israel is involved in a story, did becomes excruciatingly -- id becomes excruciatingly difficult to cover, because there is a sense of identity in this country with israelis, and many reporters, old friends and colleagues of mine used to be criticized for taking an anti-israeli point of view. he spent many years living in the arab world and had a sympathetic. of view to arabs. i think what is happening in gaza right now meets in the definition of tragedy. the israelis cannot be expected to stand by while their cities are rocketed. on the other hand, the idea that the israeli defense forces are equally professional, the number of casualties on the palestinian side are going to be much greater. they are leaving an impression there is something unfair. this is the time you need correspondents who have spent years in the region, because by and large, you ask what i think of the coverage. i think it is surface. it focuses on the casualties. you do not know what the possibilities may be for agreement on the sides. i think that is one thing we have lost in not having correspondence to repo
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